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[Gould can 5161.5]


Published 1915


Jack London dies at Glen Ellen, California:
Rare footage of writer Jack London, filmed 3 days before his death in 1915.
On his California ranch; petting his horse, and smiling for the camera.

09:41:54:21 Glen Ellen, California (Sonoma County) footage of Jack London three days before his death dating footage at around November, 19, 1916. VS Jack London on Beauty Ranch with his wife. London feeds and posses with pig, combing a horse. London’s study. Great footage of Jack London posing for camera in portrait shot.


Audio/Visual sound, color

Reviews

Reviewer: Sonoma County Historical Society - - March 18, 2015
Subject: Death Correction
Jack London actually died November 22, 1916 (aged 40). I am not sure if that changes the date of this film or just the title.
Reviewer: Spuzz - - October 4, 2013
Subject: Death Smile
Interesting reel with Jack London just fooling around with horses and such. This film says it was made 3 days before his death. Surprising, since he's so young. I mean, I have no idea how Jack London died.. (it doesn't say how in the newsreel).. Let's look it up... Oy, guess he really wasn't as good inside as he looked outside!
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